The importance of strength training in endurance sports is often overlooked. Try these exercises to round out your program.
One kilometer repeats are grueling, but they increase lactate threshold and prepare you psychologically for race pace.
Endurance athletes find that toughing out an ice bath eases pain caused by vigorous exercise.
Understanding the different zones of training and how they can lead to improvement will help you run with purpose.
Ignoring shortcomings only limits performance come race time. Try these exercises to help address some of the most common weaknesses in runners.
Keep these pointers in mind throughout the race and practice them in training to minimize surprises when you finally get out there.
To stay in prime condition, it's a good idea to switch up runs with sports like cycling and swimming.
Practicing strokes other than freestyle will improve your confidence, buoyancy and efficiency in the water.
If you're looking to improve your time by minutes with very little effort, transitioning is where you will get the most bang for your buck.
"Going anaerobic" can be a challenge for cyclists, but learning how to push yourself into oxygen debt will significantly improve time trial performance.
Cringe at the thought of running on hills? These conditioning workouts provide the strength needed to reach the top of your running game.
Cyclists may be able to more accurately qauge workout level using perceived exertion rather than heart rate monitoring.